Philip Barton Key

Personal

Birthday: 
4/12/1757
Birthplace: 
near Charlestown, MD
Date of Death: 
7/28/1815
Place of Death: 
Georgetown, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Fought with the British Army in the Revolutionary War, 1777-1781
Private practice, Leonardtown, Maryland, 1787-1790
Private practice, Annapolis, Maryland, 1790-1794, 1799-1800
State delegate, Maryland, 1794-1799
Private practice, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1802-1807
Counsel, Hon. Samuel Chase, Supreme Court of the United States, during Senate impeachment trial, 1805
U.S. representative from Maryland, 1807-1813
Private practice, Georgetown, D.C., 1813-1815

Education

Name of School: 
Middle Temple, London, England
Degree Year: 
1784
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1785

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit
President Nominating: 
John Adams
Party Affiliation of President: 
Federalist
Commission Date: 
02/20/1801
Termination Date: 
07/01/1802
Termination Reason: 
Abolition of Court
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